Sydney Opera House


Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is one of the world's most creative and busiest arts centres, featuring world-leading performances and events. Experience the Sydney Opera House's attractions by enjoying a show, taking a behind-the-scenes tour or sipping a cocktail at the Opera Bar as the sun sets over the beautiful harbour.

  • Opera House, Sydney
  • Opera Bar at The Opera House, Sydney

Tours and shows at the Sydney Opera House

Situated on the beautiful Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House welcomes millions of visitors from all over the world every year. Experience this iconic venue by attending one of the many world-class performances, including opera, ballet, plays, live music, symphonies, comedy, contemporary dance, musical theatre and more.

You can also absorb spectacular views over a cocktail at the Opera Bar. Watch Sydney Harbour shimmer at the sunset illuminates the brilliant Sydney Opera House sails.

Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Enjoy an intimate look at this vibrant performing arts centre on a guided, behind-the-scenes Sydney Opera House tour. Learn the fascinating history behind this building, as well as visiting the theatre spaces where over 1,600 performances take place every year.

Peek behind the curtain to discover the mysteries of Australia's most celebrated theatre. This tour runs daily and is available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

Sydney Opera House Symphony performance, Sydney

In June you can witness The Sydney Opera House during the splendour of the breathtaking Vivid Sydney festival. As Sydney is illuminated by magnificent exhibits of light, the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House become a brilliant canvas for incredible projections and lightshows. 

Diners can enjoy the stylish Bennelong, a sumptuous yet relaxed dining venue set within the famous sails of the Sydney Opera House.

Under the helm of award winning Chef Peter Gilmore, Bennelong offers both a high-end dining experience as well as a middle section designed for diners who are after a casual bite and beverage. Bennelong also welcomes those looking for an aperitif before the show.    

Bennelong Restaurant, Sydney

You can also enjoy lunch and dinner at one of the world-class restaurants around Circular Quay, while taking in the view of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Quay is one of Australia's top restaurants.

The Sydney Opera House is also situated next to the beautiful Royal Botanic Garden. Stroll from the Sydney Opera House forecourt during the day and explore the Royal Botanic Garden's spacious grounds and historic garden trails. The Royal Botanic Garden is home to an outstanding collection of plants from around the world and offers spectacular views of Sydney Harbour.  

Opera, Sydney-style.

Leave the lights of the city twinkling on the harbour and step into the Sydney Opera House. Let opera spark a summer of passion.

  1. Badu Gili

    Wednesday 28 June to Sunday 31 December 2017, City Centre

    Badu Gili – meaning ‘water light’ in the language of the traditional owners of Bennelong Point, the Gadigal people – is a new daily experience that will explore ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular seven...

    28 Jun -31Dec
  2. Baritone and Bubbles

    Sunday 24 September 2017, City Centre

    Dishing up an audacious platter of songs and servers, Baritone and Bubbles will have you enjoying new and old opera favourites, while you indulge in canapes and drinks by Events by Aria.

    24 Sep
  3. ANAM Artists in Concert

    Sunday 24 September to Monday 9 October 2017, City Centre

    Following sold out performances from a highly successful inaugural tour, the ANAM Artists program returns with three award-winning alumni from the Australian National Academy of Music and Brahms’ introspective Trio in...

    24 Sep -09Oct

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